IBCA Hall of Fame

Michael FinleyName: Michael Finley

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations:
(Maywood) Proviso East High School
The University of Wisconsin
NBA:  Dallas Mavericks/ San Antonio Spurs

 

Biography:  Michael played on (Maywood) Proviso East High School's 1991 IHSA Class AA State Championship Team with fellow stars Sherell Ford and Donnie Boyce.  He was an all-state selection and earned a scholarship to The University of Wisconsin.  Michael's 2,147 points ranked 2nd on Wisconsin's career list at the time of his graduation.  He was the first player in Badger history to average 20+ ppg in three different seasons.  He later was a 2-time NBA All-Star and won an NBA title with the 2007 San Antonio Spurs.